Show Off Your Shade With These 5 Styling Products

Lorie KnickleSeptember 23, 2019
You’ve been to the salon. You've got gorgeous colour. Now how can you show it off to its fullest potential? From shower to second-day hair, here are the top 5 ways to use styling products to your best advantage.

Styling Products for Coloured Hair

Step 1

After washing and conditioning with colour safe formulas, use a colour protecting treatment to lock in colour. Choose a treatment specifically designed to protect against damaging environmental stress like UV rays. What do we recommend? Joico K-Pak Color Therapy Luster Lock Multi-Perfector spray not only protects your hue, but brings out shine and colour brilliance with just one use. Spray or work into damp strands and comb through to evenly distribute.

Styling Products for Coloured Hair

Step 2

Add a protective oil to further treat dry strands and damage. Look for formulas that are rich in nutrients and proteins to nourish and care for fragile hair. We recommend Design.Me Gloss.Me Cannabis Sativa Seed Oil Hair Serum. Packed with vitamins, fatty acids and proteins, hair is left stronger and healthier. The rich blend of moringa, argan and cannabis seed oil deliver intense moisture that doesn’t weigh down your style. Pump a small amount into hands and work into damp hair from mid-shaft to tip, trying not to add to roots. If you’re feeling extra dry, try on dry hair for a more intense moisture boost. Dry skin? Try on rough elbows, knees and any other rough spots to smooth and soothe.

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Step 3

Protect against heat styling damage. We know that using hot hair tools can damage hair, but let’s face it, heat styling is a way of life for most of us. So don’t sweat it. Use a thermal spray to lock out heat damage. There are many thermal sprays on the market, but for colour treated hair we recommend AG Hair Deflect Fast-Dry Heat Protection spray. This is a lightweight spray that not only protects against heat and UV rays, but also speeds up blow drying time when used on damp hair. If your hair is already dry no worries, this spray can be used on a dry 'do as well.

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Step 4

Once you’ve dried and styled your luscious locks, showcase your masterpiece with a high shine hairspray. Bed Head Masterpiece Massive Shine Strong Hold Hairspray is THE hairspray to get the job done with high hold, high wattage and high style. It smells incredible and will lock in your look all day.  

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Step 5

After a good night’s sleep (or a night of partying no judgement) skip a wash and refresh your hair and scalp with a dry shampoo. The oil absorbing formulas leave hair smelling fresh without water! Skipping a wash (or two, or three, or more!) can reduce colour fade from overwashing and minimizes further heat damage from blow drying. And, skipping your morning suds cuts your morning routine time so you can get more zzzz’s. Dry shampoos also add volume and can revive lifeless bangs during a mid-day slump. Our top pick would have to be Redken Pillow Proof Two Day Extender. Spray liberally on unwashed hair starting at your roots and rub into scalp. Let it sit for a minute or two to help absorb oils and then brush through and style as usual. Try this expert tip: use dry shampoo right after you blow dry to keep oil at bay right from the get go. 

There you have it, our top 5 product picks for making your colour last. Gotta have them? Add them to your shopping cart with one easy click:

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Here are my looks from start to finish to second-day style!

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